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Phishing attacks are on the rise, and they’re only going to get more sophisticated in the years to come. In this blog post, we’ll look at what phishing is, how it works, and some tips for protecting yourself against these attacks. What Are Phishing Attacks? A phishing attack is a form of internet fraud that targets unsuspecting users to steal their personal, financial, or login credentials. Cybercriminals use phishing attacks to gain access to your…

Since the dawn of the internet era, username and password combinations have remained the primary means of access control for digital systems of all kinds. That means they’re the biggest target for hackers to exploit, as well. And all that’s standing in their way is the identity and access management (IAM) technology businesses rely on to defend their systems and data. But the fight’s been one-sided so far. That’s because there are countless ways for…

In 2018, Cisco estimated that in 2021, 94% of business workloads and computing processes will be run in the cloud. Cloud-based applications are becoming very popular in a certain area of business because the cloud approach has advantages such as scalability, higher performance, and improved cost-efficiency. Additionally, the use of a solid infrastructure, access to SaaS and other cloud-based development platforms, and reduced risk exposure to data loss has made it increasingly popular in recent…

Mobile two-way communication has become a necessity with the increased need to access data on the go. Most employees are forced to work from home and access the business network from their mobile devices. This results in an increased need to access corporate data from our smartphones or tablets. And this could pose mobile security threats. Because of this, most businesses can’t ignore the need to implement various measures to mitigate mobile security threats. What…

Have you encountered the term Federated Identity Management or FIM? Business enterprises love embracing technology if it makes it easier for them to engage in operations. However, each time a firm uses a new application, members have to input their credentials on the platform. That is rarely an issue. However, given the many applications commonly in use, it is easy for one to forget or mix up passwords. Studies show that a majority of users…

Recently, there seems like no day passes by without news about data breaches. On 19th May 2020, EasyJet reported data breach activities that exposed about 9 million travelers’ personal information. Hackers can quickly get you through the internet, text messages, Bluetooth, or the online services you use, meaning that everyone is at risk. Even small businesses are increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks since most people are unaware of how modern security threats operate. Understanding how cybersecurity…

Mobile security has become a significant concern due to the increased usage of smartphones and tablets. Some of us have separate devices for work and personal use. Older persons and children have also adopted mobile devices, reducing the number of individuals who do not have them. Although mobile devices enable us to communicate, check our emails, download and send files, watch videos, take pictures, and much more, the numbers of threats facing our phones keep…

Understanding the importance of audit log procedures is important for your business. Ensuring your audit log management is effective supports your security, accountability, and compliance. Unfortunately, we see numerous businesses overlooking this concept for more urgent issues. To help prevent you from making this mistake, we are providing you with a complete explanation of audit logs and how to ensure your business can take advantage of this opportunity. What is an Audit Log? We often…

Offering reliable and safe access to cloud-based applications is an ongoing problem for organizations across all industries. Therefore, providing users with simple and dependable security measures is vital for securing sensitive company data and user info. But with many two-factor authentication (2FA) options, which one is suitable for you–OTP, TOTP, or HOTP? Today, it’s essential for companies to offer 2FA (Two-factor authentication) to their users to protect their activities on the internet. There’re multiple types…

When it comes to understanding what SAML is and how it works, there is always a huge knowledge gap in IT companies. Most network administrators and IT experts know the traditional network-based authentication protocols like LDAP, SSH, and RADIUS. The use of SAML in companies will increase as the shift to cloud-based products and services becomes the new norm. In this blog post, you will learn more about what SAML is and how it works.…